5 episodes

New Republic editor Jamil Smith explores how race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another intersect. He brings in journalists, activists, politicians, and everyday folks like you to fuel the conversation.

Intersection The New Republic

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    • 4.8 • 69 Ratings

New Republic editor Jamil Smith explores how race, gender, and all the ways we identify ourselves and one another intersect. He brings in journalists, activists, politicians, and everyday folks like you to fuel the conversation.

    Hillary Clinton Gets Intersectional

    Hillary Clinton Gets Intersectional

    Take an intersectional look at Hillary Clinton's candidacy and the broader Democratic primary race with guests Michael Eric Dyson, Rebecca Traister, Dorian Warren, and Bryce Covert.

    • 48 min
    Fighting for Black Lives, in Flint and Beyond

    Fighting for Black Lives, in Flint and Beyond

    This Black History Month, we're thinking about racist violence and the people who fight against it. Host Jamil Smith explores three stories, and talks with Rebecca Leber, Chloe Angyal, Lisa Lindquist-Dorr, and Blair LM Kelley.

    • 37 min
    Introducing the New Republic’s Next Podcast

    Introducing the New Republic’s Next Podcast

    This week, Jamil Smith introduces a brand new podcast from the New Republic. Intersection will be back next week with a full episode.

    • 6 min
    Body Image from All Angles

    Body Image from All Angles

    Every person has a different set of body image concerns and standards that they bring to the table. We talk to Lindy West, Isaac Fitzgerald, Andia Winslow, and Erika Nicole Kendall about how they feel about their bodies, and how their ideas intersect (or don't) with society's standards of beauty and health.

    • 39 min
    Why Is Santa's Helper Wearing Blackface?

    Why Is Santa's Helper Wearing Blackface?

    Karen Attiah from the Washington Post explains why, in the Netherlands, Santa has a companion in blackface named "Black Pete." Then, we look back at some of our favorite Intersection moments from 2015.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Buttabumps ,

Great podcast

I really enjoy this podcast and the people Jamil has on as guests are highly educated.

MMorris_inPhilly ,

Timely and smart

Such a great podcast - Jamil is a gracious host and the topics are of the moment. So important to have smart conversation on race, politics, body image - loved that one in particular! - and everything else this show decides to focus on.

Grambling Man ,

Sad to see you go

I loved that you were able to put these types of conversations into the atmosphere. These are the necessary discussions that lead to understanding. I will never forget the interview you did with Tamir Rice's grandmother. It moved me. What am I saying? Every single episode did. I pray that someone else or even you in your new endeavor can continue carrying this mantle of positive discussion of what truly makes us up as whole and complete people. Do well my brotha.

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